heating pad

DIY, Household, Personal Care

Homemade Rice Heating Pad

Comments Off on Homemade Rice Heating Pad 20 January 2017

This winter I have been warming my bed (and especially my cold feet) with two rice heating pads. One of them I purchased at a retail store and the other a friend purchased for me at a craft fair. They are both neck warmers, however I don’t like wearing them around my neck, so have […]

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Bills, Finance, Money, New Year, New Year's Eve, Personal Care, Weight Loss

Let’s Scratch New Year’s Resolutions

Comments Off on Let’s Scratch New Year’s Resolutions 31 December 2016

My New Year’s Resolution List usually starts with the desire to lose between ten and three thousand pounds. Nia Vardalos New Year’s resolutions are often a joke – an old, sad one.  I have some acquaintances who own a bakery.  They always schedule a vacation right after New Year’s because historically that is when they see a drop in […]

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woman chasing money

Barter, Bills, Eating Out, Finance, Food, Gardening, Groceries, Homestead, Household, Kitchen, Medical, Money, Personal Care, Shopping

How to Live on $600 a Month

Comments Off on How to Live on $600 a Month 26 May 2016

Enjoyed watching this video.  Although I do not live on a homestead, many of these principles are still valid. Taking care of your teeth, your body, your weight, and watching what you consume can circumvent many health issues. Ongoing health issues are expensive both in terms of medications, in terms of time spent going to […]

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capsule wardrobe

Clothes, Personal Care, Style, Tips

The Capsule Wardrobe

Comments Off on The Capsule Wardrobe 12 April 2016

A capsule wardrobe is a thrifty and sensible way to always look good. You avoid having stuffed closets filled with clothing you never wear and there is less stress when you are trying to figure out what to put on in the morning. Building your capsule wardrobe is easy once you set your color and […]

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Medical, Personal Care

6 Timeless Remedies

Comments Off on 6 Timeless Remedies 26 June 2012

During the past century, Americans have embraced modern pharmaceutical science and the lifesaving medicines it has produced. But in the process, we’ve relegated to folklore the cures our grandparents relied on. As it turns out, that trove is rich with effective remedies. In fact, even modern medicine relies on plants more than many of us […]

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Employment, Household, Personal Care, Weight Loss

Want a 9% Raise? Hit the Gym

Comments Off on Want a 9% Raise? Hit the Gym 18 June 2012

Stagnant wages and shaky investment markets are enough to make workers want to hit the gym to forget about their money troubles. They might just find that the treadmill offers better financial returns than Wall Street. via Want a 9% Raise? Hit the Gym – Real-Time Advice – SmartMoney.

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Household, Personal Care, Weight Loss

Get fit for less

Comments Off on Get fit for less 13 June 2012

You dont have to spend a fortune to get in shape. These simple workouts will help you tone up and trim down on a budget. via Get fit for less | Fox News.

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Overweight Business Man

Personal Care, Weight Loss

5 Money-Saving Ways To Lose Weight In 2012

Comments Off on 5 Money-Saving Ways To Lose Weight In 2012 18 April 2012

According to a popular study, America is a nation full of chronically overweight dieters. In 2011, Marketdata, author of the biannual “The U.S. Weight Loss & Diet Control Market” study, found that Americans continue to spend a lot of money on dieting but dont see big results. TUTORIAL: Budgeting Basics-IntroductionMarketdata found that America has 75 […]

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Personal Care

Spa Week: just what the accountant ordered

Comments Off on Spa Week: just what the accountant ordered 17 April 2012

Taxpayers have until Tuesday, April 17, to file their 2011 returns. But frazzled, budget-minded number-crunchers — and their clients — seeking a little ‘me’ time can begin taking advantage of money-saving spa treatments on Monday.During Spa Week, held April 16 to 22, hundreds of spas, yoga and Pilates studios, fitness centers and other health and wellness locations in […]

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